Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Mayetiola schoberi

Mayetiola schoberi Barnes, 1958

on Poa

gall

The basal part of the stem is more or less swollen. Between the leaf sheath and the stem live here a variable number of white larvae, each in an oval shallow depression of the stem. Pupation within the gal, in a brown puparium.

host plants

Poaceae, narrowly monophagous

Poa pratensis.

larva

The larva does not have a spatula (Barnes).

notes

may cause losses of up to 60% in grass seed culture (Nijveldt, 1980a).

references

Barnes (1958a), Buhr (1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Ertel (1975a), Gagné & Jaschhof (2014a), Horeman (1990a), Nijveldt (1980a), Roskam (2009a), Roskam & Carbonnelle (2015a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Jørgensen (2006a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a).

Last modified 11.i.2019